:: Shrine of Hazrat Bayezead Bostami
shrine of this famous saint is situated in Chittagong.
This great priest came to Chittagong in 10th Century
to spread the religion of Islam. You can also visit
the ancient rare variety of Turtles in the Dighi in
the Shrine premises. This shrine attracts a large number
of visitors and pilgrims. At its base is a large tank
with several hundred tortoises. Tradition has it that
these animals are the descendants of the evil spirits
(genii) who were cast into this shape because they incurred
the wrath of the great saint who visited the place about
1100 years age.
Shrine of Shah Amanat
Shrine of Shah Amanat is another place of religious
attraction, located in the heart of the town; the shrine
is visited by hundreds of people everyday who pay homage
to the memory of the saint.
[Fays lake at Chittagong]
lake is a natural beauty of Chittagong, where
you can enjoy boating and also you can spend
your leisure time in a serene atmosphere of
lake and hills.
is in Pahartoli, a satellite town of Chittagong.
Patenga and Fouzdarhat Sea Beaches
beach is about 22 km. from Chittagong and is approachable
by a motorable road. On the way to the beach, one passes
the Patenga Airport. Another ideal picnic spot is the
Fouzdarhat sea-beach about 16 km. from Chittagong. Patenga
sea beach is one of the major attractions of Chittagong
for the tourists. Besides the sea beach, you can enjoy
boating and river cruise in the River Karnaphuli. You
can see the busy seaport activities here.
near the river mouth of the river Karnaphuli, the Chittagong
port has a recorded history from 9th century. Today,
this is the principal seaport of the country.